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Masks Required at Home Visits

MESKWAKI NATION EMPLOYEES ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR MASKS DURING HOME VISITS AND ASKING RESIDENTS TO DO THE SAME.

Due to COVID-19 safety concerns and recommendations from the CDC, all employees, residents, clients, customers, and vendors who come in contact with others are required to wear a mask.  This includes visits to administrative buildings as well as contact for work related home visits to Settlement locations.  Meskwaki Nation employees, who are required to wear a mask, are also required to ask all residents, clients, customers, and vendors to also wear a mask during any/all home visits.  If no mask is available, staff will provide a mask to everyone they come in contact with during their visit.

 

Before entering a home, employees will call (or ask before entry if no phone is available) and be provided with the following information:

 

  1. Do you or anyone in the home have COVID-related symptoms?
  2. Has anyone in the home been directly exposed to a known positive individual in the last 14 days?
  3. Does anyone in the home have an active case of COVID-19?

 

If the household answers “yes” to any of the above questions, the employee will reschedule their visit unless circumstances require immediate attention.

 

If a resident, client, customer, or vendor refuses to wear a mask when in contact with an Meskwaki Nation employee, they will NOT provide the scheduled service or work to those individuals and return to their workplace.

 

NOTE:  Even while wearing a mask, any Close Contact with a known positive individual requires a quarantine of a minimum 14 days.  “Close Contact” is defined as being within 6 feet of someone for at least 15 minutes.

 

We thank you for your understanding and support.

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